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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Join us for The Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on tour in The Village at Squaw Valley! Two nights of adventure, sport, laughs and inspirational films to share with family and friends. Films for all ages and enthusiasts of the outdoors.

Hosted by the Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Committee.

Event Details


  • Adults - $12
  • Student - $5
  • Ski Resort Employees (with valid employee ID) - $5


Doors open at 6pm. Movies start at 7pm.


First Street in The Village at Squaw Valley, in the Palisades and Alpenglow Mountain Stream Conference Rooms, as well as the Wanderlust Yoga Studio.

Film Schedule

April 11 Film About
Palisades Room A Day in Yosemite           On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012, thirty filmmakers spread throughout Yosemite to document the national park and the people who work and play there. Its 15 minutes tell a deeply human story of one of America’s most famous wild places.
 Tahoe Time Tahoe Time 1.5 is a culmination of work over a period of 14 months living in Lake Tahoe. The beauty and essence of Tahoe is addictive. Being there first hand is obviously the best way to experience it but not all people will get to see the lake. Tahoe Time was made to be the next best thing.
  Tell It on the Mountain Tell It on the Mountain is part adventure film, part documentary, and part video journal. It follows a diverse cast of characters as they undertake a life-changing journey along the Pacific Crest Trail.
Alpenglow Room Growing Cities Filmmakers Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette take a road trip and meet men and women who are challenging the way this country grows and distributes its food. Join them as they discover that good food isn't the only crop urban farmers are harvesting.

APRIL 12  

Palisades Room             Joy of Air Director Bryan Smith of Reel Water Productions explores the concept of catching air across a variety of sports. Words by Fitz Cahall.
 Slomo Depressed and frustrated with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO.
  Rock Wall Climbing How do big wall climbers get their start? With little walls, of course. Climber Kathrin Houston convinces her father to build a climbing wall in their garage.
  Ryan's Stories A victim of severe poverty since birth, Ryan was introduced to snowboarding at the age of 14 through Outdoor Outreach. Now competing as a semi-pro athlete, Ryan shares his story of just how transformational the outdoors can be.
  Cascada Erik Boomer, Tyler Bradt, Galen Volckhausen, Tim Kemple, Anson Fogel, Blake Hendrix and Skip Armstrong hunt the remote Mexican jungle for the perfect waterfall.
  Stand A hauntingly beautiful examination of the people and culture of the Great Bear Rainforest – and the lives of those committed to defending its fragile ecosystems and fjords, one paddle stroke at a time.
Alpenglow Room Snows of the Nile Snows of the Nile follows two scientist/photographers on an ambitious expedition to re-capture historical glacier imagery from the Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda.
  COMPOST-a-lujah This short short presents simple steps to reduce your waste while producing natural fertilizer for your garden.
  A Brief History of hte 5 Cent Bag Tax Jack Green, head of the Department of the Environment, is on a mission to rid the city of its plastic bag scourge in this short film by DC-based DunkYourBagel promoting reusable bags to protect the environment.
  Backyard Backyard tells the stories of five people in four states, all with very different backgrounds and perspectives, but all at odds with the natural gas extraction occurring around them.
  The Great Vacation Squeeze The United States is the only rich country without a law requiring paid vacation time for workers, and American vacations, already among the shortest in the world, are getting shorter.This film makes the case for more vacation time, using personal stories, humor and expert commentary.
Wanderlust Yoga Studio Happy Does money make you happy? Kids and family? Work? Do you live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? Are we in the mdst of a happiness revolution? Roko Belic brings us "Happy", a film that sets out to answer these questions and more. 

Meet & Greet at Base Camp

Learn about the development and future of Squaw Valley at the Base Camp meet & greet. Come in and view the proposed Village Expansion and our 130-scale model of the project within the context of the entire Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows resort area. Knowledgeable staff is available to present a guided tour of the model, and to answer questions regarding the project.

Time: 3-7pm
Wine & appetizers will be served

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